Vehicle body structure

Valmet Automotive is experienced in building prototype body structures out of sheet steel, but we are also experienced in aluminum space frame technology. This applies also to the build of doors and closures.

Valmet Automotive is also experienced in large selection of joining concepts for steel and aluminum:

  • Spot welding
  • ARC welding
  • Gluing
  • Blind riveting
  • Self-pierce riveting (SPR)
  • Flow drilling (FDS)
  • RivTac

Composite materials can also be used in the prototype vehicle bodies:

  • Structural components
  • Exterior body panels